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OREGON, OH (Toledo News Now) -
1.5 million hours of work by 1,500 people, BP-Husky Refining is celebrating the
completion of a major fuel line project in Oregon.
project means better fuel and less tear on the local environment.
been a $400 million project," said Mark Dangler, president of BP-Husky. "That
really improves the efficacy and competitiveness of this refinery."
new Reformer 3 takes the naturally-occurring gas in crude oil and improves the
burning characteristics to make more efficient fuel.
reducing our emissions of this plant by 5 percent, which builds on a 45 percent
reduction since 2000," Dangler said.
project also helped the local economy.
created 1,500 [jobs] over the course of two years, and really impacted the
local community," Dangler said.
said they are the prime example of what good construction looks like, and their
number one goal of safety should be applied everywhere: In the two years of
construction for the project, there were no lost time injuries.
million construction hours, zero lost time injuries. That has to be unheard of,"
said state Rep. Matt Szollosi (D – Toledo).